Which Is The Best Sauvignon Blanc?

With 15 different wine routes in the Cape, getting to know each of their unique offerings, and the diverse climates that help create them, could keep you busy for years! Once you get to know the subtleties of each of the regions, you can start to appreciate new dimensions…

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5 To Try: Swartland Wines

With another badass Swartland Revolution festival successfully pulled off in the heart of the Riebeek Valley, The Wade Bales Wine Society thought we’d take a closer look at this fascinating region. Compared to the lush valleys of Constantia and Stellenbosch, this west coast area looks stark and barren. But…

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Season Of Sauvignon

We can’t think of a better reason to put the Season of Sauvignon on your weekend to-do list, than it giving you the opportunity to be among the first to try the Durbanville Twelve 2015 vintage! The Durbanville wine route is gaining popularity for its close proximity to Cape Town…

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Cellar Rats Wine Festival

Hooray, we can finally celebrate Spring! And what better way to do it than with a glass of bubbly at the Cellar Rats Wine Festival in Magaliesburg? This annual Spring Wine Festival, held at The Old Mill on the banks of the beautiful Magalies River, is toasting its 15th…

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Soweto Wine And Lifestyle Festival

It’s Soweto’s chance to indulge in a wine-tasting fest at the 11th Soweto Wine And Lifestyle Festival this weekend! The festival is being held in  the historic Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in the heart of Kliptown, Soweto, for the first time, which is sure to add a special vibe to the event….

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The Mercury Wine Week

The Mercury Wine Week is already under way in sunny Durbs, with new dedicated 20-minute tastings being served up every evening.  It’s a great forum to ask questions and find new favourites. And if you think you have a palate that knows a thing or two about wine, you could…

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